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ECC4700 - Restrictive trade practices and competition policy

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Professor Peter Forsyth


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Outline of the Australian and overseas approaches to competition policy; the economic background to the Trade Practices Act; market definition issues; evaluation of restrictive trade practices and mergers or alliances; structural reform of industries, access and monopoly regulation


Written work: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

Three contact hours per week